Apr 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, federal interrogators had hope todler be talking to dzhokhar tsarnaev, asking him what happened and why. >> there has been so much conversation yet, but tonight law enforcement officials say they are getting some responses. nbc's pete williams has more on that, and more on how the intense manhunt came to an end on friday. >> reporter: though he lies under guard in a boston hospital in serious condition with gunshot wounds, including one to throat, federal officials say dzhokhar tsarnaev is beginning to respond to a few questions from a team of federal investigators. he is being questioned for brief periods, officials say, because of his condition, and he is responding mostly in writing. but he has difficulty speaking because of his throat wound, which some investigators say could be the result of a suicide attempt. newly released video from police helicopter shows how he was arrested. an armored vehicle with a robotic arm tore away a tarp covering a bet on a backyard trailer where he was hiding friday night. in this thermal image, the heat from his body clearly shows him lying in the bo
Apr 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
with investigators. former fbi insider john miller with what dzhokhar tsarnaev is telling them. plus we'll go to moscow where we look at ties to terror groups. >>> major budget cuts. if your airport hasn't been hit yet, it could be today. >>> more flooding in the midwest and we'll introduce you to the teacher of the year. >>> but we begin with today's "eye opener" with your world in 90 seconds. >> we have reason to believe, based upon the evidence that was found at that scene, that they were going to attack other individuals. >> authorities question the boston bombing suspect. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev is now communicating in writing with them. >> the battlefield is now in the united states so i believe he is an enemy combatant. >> the fbi did interview tamerlan tsarnaev. >> we need to up our game. >> a moment of silence will be observed today one week after the boston marathon bombing. >> we're not going to stop the marathon because we're stronger than the terrorists. >>> the latest flooding in the midwest has now taken at least three lives. >> the mississippi river
Apr 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
in the investigation. 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is reportedly awake and responding to investigators' question. sources tell us he is writing out his answers because of a gunshot wound in his throat that has left him unable to speak. a special interrogation team from the fbi will handle the questioning. >> how did they plan this, what was the motive, did they have help and are there others out there? >> reporter: it appears johar as his older brother tamerlan were prepared to set off more bombs when police caught up with them early friday morning. >> they were going to attack other individuals. that's my belief at this point in time. >> reporter: tamerlan was killed during a shootout with police. jahar escaped but was caught friday night hiding in a boat. charges against him could be filed as early as today. the city of boston will take time to mark the one-week anniversary of the marathon bombings. at 2:50 this afternoon, the city will observe a moment of silence followed by bell ringing throughout the state. there will also be a private funeral for krystle cambell today. there was a public w
Apr 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT
his hospital bed this morning. dzhokhar tsarnaev has been charged with using a weapons of mass destruction and could face death. the 19-year-old has been responding to investigators' questions in writing because an injury is preventing him from speaking. cbs news has learned his answers suggest johar and his brother tamerlan acted alone. >> he is not saying there is a whole second wave of plots or plotters here. still, there are places where they made the explosives and other things it sounds like. >> reporter: investigators are trying to determine what the brothers were doing leading up to the bowlings and immediately after. authorities are -- bombings and immediately after. authorities are focusing a took tamerlan took to russia and want to talk to his widow. this man went to high school with the older brother and coached the younger one. >> it doesn't fit the crimes. i'm not defending them. >> reporter: this is the first day back to work for people in boston since police shut down the city last week. many stopped by this memorial here at the finish line to pay their respects
Apr 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
a description of a still unreleased fbi video. according to those familiar with what it shows, dzhokhar tsarnaev can be seen removing his backpack at the spot where the second bomb was placed, and acting very differently from those around him when e first bomb blew up. >> this suspect took the backpack off, put it down, did not react when the first explosion went off, and then moved away from the backpack in time for the second explosion. >> federal officials say in the hours after the fbi released photos of the bombing suspects thursday night, investigators had not yet matched any names to their pictures and, in fact, did not even have the tsarnaev brothers in any terrorist data base. only after the older brother was killed in the late night shootout in watertown were agents able to check his fingerprints and put actual names to their case. fbi agents are seeking to interview all the family members and friends of the two brothers, including the wife of the older one, tamerlan. her lawyer says he is talking to federal authorities about how to proceed. matt? >> pete williams, thank you very much.
Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
say tamerlan tsarnaev and his younger brother dzhokhar bombed the boston marathon. and another, a police officer, died thursday. mourners gathered to remember one of them--29- year-old krystle campbell-- monday.with a salute to the young woman who loved to watch the runners cross the bombing victims remain in the hospital, where doctors say amputees are beginning to learn to walk again. "it takes a lot of safety, a have to learn new routines." surviving suspect 19-year- old dzhokhar tsarnaev is also hospitalized. he is charged in federal court destruction and malicious destruction of property shaw resulting in death. questions are piling up about his brother's activities--the fbi investigated tamerlan in 2011 at the request of russia, tamerlan then went in 2012. "was there any procedure for the fbi to follow up on the activities of somebody over effectively been cleared?" monday afternoon, the fbi turned boylston street-- site of the bombings--back over to the city of boston. the mayor received an american flag that flew over the marathon finish line.marking schmidt, reporting.